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The Best Post-Punk Albums of the 1980s by User Score

1. Talking Heads - Remain in Light

Talking Heads - Remain in Light
October 8th, 1980
USER SCORE
92
751 reviews

2. Joy Division - Closer

Joy Division - Closer
July 18th, 1980
USER SCORE
91
570 reviews

3. Mission of Burma - Vs.

Mission of Burma - Vs.
January 1st, 1982
USER SCORE
88
65 reviews

4. New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies

New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies
May 2nd, 1983
USER SCORE
88
379 reviews

5. Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime

Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime
July 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
87
117 reviews

6. Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
September 1st, 1984
USER SCORE
87
58 reviews

8. This Heat - Deceit

This Heat - Deceit
January 1st, 1981
USER SCORE
87
87 reviews

9. The Sound - Jeopardy

The Sound - Jeopardy
November 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
87
31 reviews

10. The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms

The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms
April 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
87
66 reviews

11. Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes
April 1st, 1983
USER SCORE
86
218 reviews

12. Wipers - Youth of America

Wipers - Youth of America
March 13th, 1981
USER SCORE
86
36 reviews

13. The Fall - This Nation's Saving Grace

The Fall - This Nation's Saving Grace
September 23rd, 1985
USER SCORE
86
61 reviews

14. Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth

Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth
February 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
86
53 reviews

15. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy

The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy
November 1st, 1985
USER SCORE
86
232 reviews

16. Wipers - Over the Edge

Wipers - Over the Edge
January 1st, 1983
USER SCORE
86
26 reviews

17. The Sound - From the Lions Mouth

The Sound - From the Lions Mouth
January 1st, 1981
USER SCORE
86
38 reviews

18. The Cure - Pornography

The Cure - Pornography
May 3rd, 1982
USER SCORE
85
235 reviews

19. The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge

The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
August 1st, 1983
USER SCORE
85
46 reviews

20. Bauhaus - In the Flat Field

Bauhaus - In the Flat Field
October 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
84
91 reviews

21. Echo & the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain

Echo & the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain
May 8th, 1984
USER SCORE
84
88 reviews

22. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kaleidoscope

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kaleidoscope
August 1st, 1980
USER SCORE
84
35 reviews

23. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Tinderbox

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Tinderbox
April 22nd, 1986
USER SCORE
84
25 reviews

24. Swans - Children of God

Swans - Children of God
January 1st, 1987
USER SCORE
84
158 reviews

25. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Tender Prey

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Tender Prey
September 19th, 1988
USER SCORE
84
101 reviews
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